Workers’ Day 2016: Nigerian Government must fulfill its primary purpose —ActionAid
“…the country is ailing and many citizens have the impression that the Government of the day has not got its priorities right.”
Union Bank floats savings scheme to support 11 northern states
The scheme will help the common man save at least N1, 000 per month.
Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram not owed salaries – Army
The military describes media reports of disquiet among soldiers over pay as “mischievous”.
Nursing mother, 2 others arraigned for ‘stealing’ N3.7 million deceased worker’s benefits
The accused opened a bank account in the name of the deceased retiree and diverted money into it.
#Petrol Scarcity: Five amazing tips to make your car consume less fuel
PREMIUM TIMES reviews vehicle manuals and comes up with essential tips.
Saraki pleads ‘not guilty’ to amended corruption charges
The Code of Conduct Bureau filed three more charges against Mr. Saraki.
Abacha loot: World Bank wants more time on SERAP’s request
SERAP wants to know how the recovered money was spent.
FRSC plans stakeholders’ meeting to enlighten Nigerians about tyre dangers
The road safety agency says it remains committed to promoting programmes enhancing safety.
Senate asks INEC to conduct bye-elections in 6 districts
The six vacant seats are in Anambra (1), Imo (1), Kogi (1) and Rivers (3).
How we keep male personnel from female prisoners – Nigeria Prisons
The prisons service denies a U.S. report accusing its personnel of raping female inmates.
Tribunal warns against posting clips of its proceeding on social media
The tribunal will consider live telecast of the Saraki trial.
Fleeing Boko Haram militants planting mines on farmland – Nigerian military
The military said the act was part of the final activities of the insurgents who have been largely contained.
Retired judges drag Governor Mimiko to court over unpaid pensions
The judges say all efforts to get the governor to pay them their entitlements have so far failed.
University of Ibadan shut over students protest, as crises spread in Nigerian varsities
More and more universities are being closed down following students unrest.
About 70% of Nigeria’s iron ore deposit unproven – Osinbajo
The government is committed to making Nigeria a net exporter of steel
Ban Ki Moon appoints Nigerian to lead UN investigation in South Sudan
Bashua served at senior levels in Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Sudan.
Bayelsa governor’s ex-aide arrested for offering bribe to EFCC
Mr. Don- Evarada offered the bribe ostensibly to compromise the EFCC investigation.
Synagogue Collapse: Again, Lagos Court orders engineers kept in prison
The court will give a definite ruling on bail application on May 3.
Army/Shiite clash: Panel summons depot commandant, five others
The officers are to appear to explain their roles during the December 12 and December 14 clash between the Army and the members of IMN.